Best song and/or album by a mixed gender duo

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  1. maxwell2323

    maxwell2323 Forum Resident Thread Starter

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    What do you feel is the best song or album by a mixed gender duo and why?
     
  2. pokemaniacjunk

    pokemaniacjunk Forum Resident

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    Double Fantasy by John and Yoko
     
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  3. manxman

    manxman Forum Resident

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    Sunfighter by Paul Kantner & Grace Slick.
     
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  4. lazydawg58

    lazydawg58 Know enough to know how much I don't know

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    Anything from Conway & Loretta, because it's Conway & Loretta.:p
     
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  5. Parachute Woman

    Parachute Woman Certified Toriphile

    The Civil Wars by The Civil Wars (2013)

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    I am a huge Civil Wars fan. While both of the two records they released together are magical (Barton Hollow came first in 2011) I have a special place in my heart for the dark, ominous self-titled record from 2013. It is a breakup album in every sense of the word. Joy Williams and John Paul White are both extraordinarily talented singers and songwriters and I have solo records by them both, but together they had something extraordinary. Chemistry, vocal-blend, storytelling. It was all sensational. I still miss them. Fragile, gothic, Southern folk.

    Here's "Dust to Dust" from this record:

     
  6. Mathew

    Mathew Forum Resident

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  7. bobc

    bobc Bluesman

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    Time (The Revelator) - Gillian Welch (& David Rawlings!)
     
  8. Leonthepro

    Leonthepro Skeptically Optimistic Autodidact Debater

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    First that comes to mind because its a recent purchase is Hot Summer Day by Its a Beautiful Day:

     
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  9. bobc

    bobc Bluesman

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    I almost forgot - Raising Sand (Alison Krauss/Robert Plant)

    Best track - Killing The Blues
     
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  10. Leonthepro

    Leonthepro Skeptically Optimistic Autodidact Debater

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    Do they have to sing on the same song or can they just switch throughout the album?

    Because I could take Dark Side of the Moon if latter is the case.
     
  11. Leonthepro

    Leonthepro Skeptically Optimistic Autodidact Debater

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  12. chervokas

    chervokas Forum Resident

    I dunno if it's the "best" but I do love this one:

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  13. adad

    adad Forum Resident

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  15. bvb1123

    bvb1123 Rock and Roll Martian

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    In And Out Of Control By The Raveonettes is an excellent mixed gender duo album.
     
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  16. SuddenSam

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    Awesome. I assume I can get this on CD?
     
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  17. chervokas

    chervokas Forum Resident

    My favorite husband-wife duo is probably the late Iola & Sullivan Pugh, the Consolers. Sullivan was a great songwriter and the pairing was so raw. This is probably my favorite of their songs.

     
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  18. chervokas

    chervokas Forum Resident

    Easily my favorite male-female singing duo is Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (my favorite Marvin Gaye records too are their records), with the great husband-wife songwriting team of Ashford & Simpson. I could pick any one of their hits but I'm going with this one:

     
  19. yarbles

    yarbles Too sick to pray

     
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  20. TerpStation

    TerpStation "Music's not for everyone."

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    Ile go with Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Live from Oakland...

     
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  21. Leonthepro

    Leonthepro Skeptically Optimistic Autodidact Debater

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    Well, there are no lyrics per say, but you will understand if you listen ;^)
     
  22. Stone Turntable

    Stone Turntable Forum Resident

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    Pretty in Black is my favorite — great intense retro rock.

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    It’s funny, the whole “mixed-gender duo” category has produced plenty of brilliant stuff but not a lot I can immediately fix on as great.

    I’d say the absolute greatest I know of is Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald.

    Some faves: Nancy & Lee, Glen Campbell & Bobbie Gentry, Robert Plant & Sandy Denny, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, She & Him, Louis Prima & Keely Smith, George & Tammy, Susan Ann Sulley and Philip Oakley of Human League on “Don’t You Want Me"....
     
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  23. mark winstanley

    mark winstanley Pick up a fast car, burn my name in the road

    Angus and julia stone
     
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  24. zen

    zen Forum Resident

    Not that song..."Baby, It's Cold Outside!"
     
  25. Etienne Hanratty

    Etienne Hanratty Forum Resident

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    Lump: Lump
     
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